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Old 07-20-2012, 09:13 AM
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Default Re: Help me understand

I started using those numbers a long time ago when duck hunting. I noted the numbers when it was safe and went from there. Now that I am fly fishing I just use the same approach. When I fish a river and the conditions are good I note the readings. I have a real good idea what I will rind when I get there. My son and I started fishing the DuPage river. We had a couple of good days and I came home and noted the flow and level readings. I know that at 100-230 cfs it is safe and productive. At 400 cfs it is rough wading and there are big balls of weeds (like huge and heavy ) floating down the river. It is currently at 700 cfs, I am at home on the computer. The database is searchable by date so you can go find the date you were there when the conditions were to your liking.
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